Comparison Chart: Lung Cancer Screening Registry vs. ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

Understand the difference between the Lung Cancer Screening Registry and the ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation.

  Lung Cancer Screening Registry ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation
Required for CMS Reimbursement
Yes No
Availability
  •  Available to all facilities
  • Registration starting May 2015
  • Data submission: Summer 2015
  • Available to all facilities that have achieved ACR CT Accreditation in at least the chest module

Fee

Dependent upon number of radiologists and sites involved $400 per facility
Web Address
Lung Cancer Screening Registry
Submission Requirements
Collect required data elements for submission to the registry interface Mail or fax application, signed attestation, completed clinical data form with lung cancer screening protocol (based on average-size patient study) and fee
Specifications Data Elements Dictionary (see Lung Cancer Screening Registry webpage) Technical Specifications
Summary The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Registry is approved by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to enable providers to meet quality reporting requirements to receive Medicare CT lung cancer screening payment. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation makes your site notable as a provider of safe, effective diagnostic care for those considered at high risk for lung cancer.

 

 

Lung Cancer Screening Registry



Approved by CMS for reimbursement and PQRS participation, the registry calculates audit measures and provides peer comparisons.

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Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center

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Earn ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center status and demonstrate to your referrers and patients that you provide safe, effective care.

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